J.R. Sloan

Sloan currently serves as the chief information officer for the state of Arizona.

GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year

Arizona Chief Information Officer J.R. Sloan is the IT innovation leader for the State of Arizona. Throughout the pandemic, he continued to lead statewide initiatives and guide agencies to leverage best-of-breed technologies. Sloan. has ensured the delivery of exceptional service to citizens of the state while achieving cost savings, improving service efficiencies and maintaining health and safety standards through the ongoing adoption and use of cloud-based solutions.

Additionally, the state achieved $4.2 million in savings and cost avoidance, with the opportunity for an additional $30 million by centralizing/modernizing state data centers.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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